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Alcoa announces permanent Intalco closure

Alcoa Corporation announced it would permanently close the Intalco aluminum smelter in Ferndale. In a March 16 news release, Alcoa said it would close the Intalco smelter to prepare for new … more

Community Assistance Program to host open house on March 19

Community Assistance Program (CAP) will host an open house to familiarize the community with the nonprofit’s services on Sunday, March 19. Community members are welcome to tour the CAP … more

Parks and rec purchases last piece of land for California Creek Estuary Park

A 24-acre park along California Creek that will provide a kayak launch, trail access and habitat conservation for salmon and migratory shorebirds is becoming closer to a reality. Blaine-Birch Bay … more

City of Blaine anticipates using nearly $1 million in reserves for 2023 budget

The city of Blaine is budgeting for nearly a $1 million deficit, raising concerns about potential cuts if the budget is not balanced by next year. Blaine City Council approved the 2023 budget late … more

Wings Over Water to bring birders to Blaine March 17-19

The Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival will host an array of activities for the 20th annual event in Blaine, Birch Bay and Semiahmoo. The festival will run Friday, March 17 to Sunday, March … more

Hagen’s of Blaine fire impacts office, smoke in warehouse

Firefighters responded to an office fire at a downtown Blaine parcel store on the night of March 10. North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) and Lynden Fire Department units were called to the … more

Sports roundup: Spring sports begin, boys golf tees off at Semiahmoo

Blaine High School spring sports started their seasons this week as the weather cleared up. Baseball Blaine boys baseball opened its season with an 8-0 win against South Whidbey High School … more

Birch Bay man charged with child rape while in prison for child porn, messaging minors

A 34-year-old Birch Bay man who is incarcerated for child pornography and sending sexually explicit messages to minors has now been charged on suspicion of raping a child in Everson over a decade … more

Whatcom County to replant $30,000 of plantings damaged on berm during events

Whatcom County Public Works crews will replant $30,000 worth of plantings on the Birch Bay berm in late spring that were damaged during the past two years, said Roland Middleton, public works special … more

Op-Ed: Lawsuit could impact Whatcom County marine businesses

While Alaska might be more than 1,000 miles away, Washington shares a lot more with the 49th state than most people realize.  This is especially true in the fishing industry where the … more

Whatcom County reaches agreement on unpermitted Petrogas facility expansion

Whatcom County and Petrogas West LLC have agreed on a permitting pathway for Petrogas Ferndale Terminal after the Cherry Point facility was found to have expanded without necessary permits. The … more

Crew Connections to provide commercial fishing networking on March 18

Commercial fishing vessel captains and owners will be recruiting new crew members to help with the summer fishing season from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18 at Bellingham Dockside Market. Those … more

42nd district legislators to host town hall in Ferndale

State senator Sharon Shewmake (D-Bellingham) and state representatives Alicia Rule (D-Blaine) and Joe Timmons (D-Bellingham), all of the 42nd Legislative District, will hold a town hall in Ferndale … more

Salmon tacos with avocado garlic lime creme sauce recipe

Bellingham SeaFeast program director Kevin Coleman has a tasty salmon taco recipe that can be made in celebration of the next Keep It Simple Seafood cooking class on Saturday, March 18 at the … more

Obituary: John Patrick “Casey” Rector

John Patrick “Casey” Rector June 3, 1963 – March 10, 2023  John Patrick “Casey” Rector now loves us from above after family and friends were able to surround … more

Letters to The Editor: March 16-22, 2023

The Editor: Wow, what a showing from our Whatcom County basketball teams at the state tournament in Yakima!  First of all, being a lifelong Borderite, I have to say congratulations to … more
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